The Neal-to-Butler connection accounted for much of the offense for the Skyhawks (5-3, 3-2 OVC). Neal was 21 of 33 for 293 yards, and Butler had 11 catches for 171 yards.
Abou Toure raced 31 yards for a first-quarter touchdown to get Tennessee-Martin on the board with their first possession. DJ McNeil dashed in from the 9 on the second. The pair accounted for the majority of the Skyhawks' 189 rushing yards.
Despite giving up two touchdowns through the air, the Tennessee-Martin defense held the Governors to just 114 yards passing on 31 attempts.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
Former Oklahoma State return man and running back Ty Hill, who was dismissed from OSU's program after his arrest on domestic violence charges, has enrolled at West Alabama.
A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced.
UCLA junior cornerback Ishmael Adams has been suspended indefinitely following a robbery arrest early Sunday morning, coach Jim Mora said Tuesday.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.